Meet Your Team in Education Technology

Experience Matters

With a team of founders who have worked together for over 18 years across multiple higher education institutions, the K16 Solutions team knows exactly what you need and what it takes to deliver innovative solutions to the market.

Originally established in 2018, K16 Solutions provides data solutions to the higher-ed and K12 community in partnership with some of EdTech’s leading organizations such as Instructure, D2L, Anthology (Blackboard), OpenLMS, and Coursera.

Our Mission

To revolutionize edtech by changing how higher-ed leaders access, move, and analyze their content and data

Our Philosophy

Student Focused

We prioritize student success because we understand it is key to an institution's success.

Educator Focused

We simplify EdTech so educators can focus on their priority—teaching.

Employee Focused

We create a culture of collaboration, humility, accountability, and results.

Shareholder Focused

We're trustworthy stewards with a focus on long-term value & growth.

Our Founders

Dr. Thomas Waite founded K16 Solutions Inc. with long-time colleagues Mary Nisbet and Jordan Scheid who were frustrated by years of working with fragmented, dysfunctional LMS systems.

Thomas Waite. Ph.D.

President & Chief Executive Officer

Mary Nisbet

Chief Strategy & Implementation Officer

Jordan Scheid

Chief Technology Officer

The K16 Solutions Leadership Team

We’ve carefully assembled a team of the best academic entrepreneurs to create state-of-the-art software that solves the biggest LMS challenges institutions face. We’re pleased to introduce you to our exceptional team.

Steve Mildner

Chief Operating Officer

Brian Hickie

Chief Financial & Information Officer

Donovan Carman

Vice President, Finance

Josh Magdziarz

Vice President, Data Analytics & Reporting

Anna Nolan

Manager, Office of the CEO

Mary Ritter

Vice President, Human Resources

Jason Simmons

Senior Vice President, Marketing

Sam Yaghoubi

Senior Vice President, Client Success

Meet Our Board of Directors

We are grateful to the experienced entrepreneurs and executives who serve on the K16 Solutions Board of Directors.

Partnering with K16 Solutions

Our partners make a huge impact on accelerating the development of K16 Solutions’ products and services.

Careers at K16 Solutions

Our vision. Your expertise. Become part of our innovative team with great perks!